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Saturday, February 17, 2018

Review: I Have a Mouth and I Will Scream, The Vaults by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

“Stop complaining, there is no narrative” Written by Abi Zakarian (Fabric, Fringe First Winner 2016), I Have a Mouth and I Will Scream is one of three pieces of new writing co-produced f…

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Saturday, February 10, 2018

Review: Think of England, The Vaults by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Founded by Bips Mawson and Leila Sykes, Anonymous is a Woman is a new theatre company created in response to the underrepresentation of women within history and society, as we know it. Based…

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Monday, January 15, 2018

Review: Heretic Voices, Arcola Theatre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Created by Max Gill and Ellie Keel, Heretic Productions presents Heretic Voices, a nationwide competition in search of new writing in monologue form. Announced during the summer of 2017, 113…

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Monday, December 18, 2017

Review: Julius Caesar, Barbican by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Directed by Angus Jackson, Julius Caesar is the first of four productions presented by the Royal Shakespeare Company as part of their Rome Season. Written by William Shakespeare, the tragedy…

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Friday, December 15, 2017

Review: The Twilight Zone, Almeida Theatre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

For the first time in history, the Almeida Theatre play host to the world premiere of The Twilight Zone. Originally created by Rod Serling, the American television series ran for five season…

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Monday, December 11, 2017

Review: The Acid Test, The Cockpit Theatre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Headed by Maisie Robinson, Succubus Productions launches its first stage appearance at The Cockpit Theatre with The Acid Test, a play with themes that still resonate six years into its futur…

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Sunday, December 3, 2017

Review: Sylvia, Royal Opera House by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Created in 1952, Sylvia was the second full-length ballet created by British choreographer and founder of the Royal Ballet, Frederick Ashton (1904-1988). The production had since tumbled fro…

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Review: WHITE, Ovalhouse by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Created and performed by Koko Brown, WHITE explores what it means to be mixed race in contemporary Britain. A theatre-maker, spoken-word and cabaret artist, the twenty-five-year-old from Nor…

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Review: Great Odds, Little Angel Theatre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Using a combination of visual storytelling, British Sign Language, live music, sound and puppetry, Mac’s Arcadian introduce their first play Great Odds at the Little Angel Theatre. Co-prod…

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Friday, November 10, 2017

Review: The Lady from the Sea, Donmar Warehouse, by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Written in 1888 by the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen, The Lady of the Sea is originally set in the coastal fjords of Scandinavia. Newly adapted by Elinor Cook and staged at the Donmar Wa…

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

Review: Happy Yet? Courtyard Theatre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

First performed at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Happy Yet? is the first play from 22-year-old Swedish playwright Katie Berglöf.  Written as a response to her own experience of menta…

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Sunday, October 29, 2017

Review: The End of Hope, Soho Theatre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Following his critically acclaimed Cyprus Avenue at the Royal Court in 2016, award-winning playwright David Ireland’s The End of Hope drops its anchor at the Soho Theatre for a month-long …

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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Review: The Hartlepool Monkey, Stratford Circus by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

It begins at the end. The year is 1815 and a French warship is wrecked off the east coast of England in the small town of Hartlepool. Devastated by the Napoleonic Wars, the townsfolk are app…

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Review: Angel, Arcola Theatre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Following The Collector and Echoes, Angel is the third play in the Arabian Nightmares series written by playwright Henry Naylor. Directed by Michael Cabot, the one-woman production premieres…

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Sunday, September 17, 2017

Review: Follies, National Theatre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

For the first time, Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical Follies is being staged at the National Theatre. Created by Sondheim and bookwriter James Goldman, Follies premiered in 1971 and is…

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Friday, August 25, 2017

Review: Stealth Aspies: Autistic People Speak, Laughing Horse at Bar 50 by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Paul Wady, author of Guerrilla Aspies (2014), returns to Edinburgh as part of the Free Fringe Festival with his most recent production: Stealth Aspies: Autistic People Speak. The word ‘Gue…

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Review: Salt, Northern Stage at Summerhall by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Birmingham-based twenty-seven- year-old Selina Thompson brings her most recent production Salt. to Summerhall at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. At the heart of her work is a focus on th…

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

Review: Perhaps Perhaps Quizás, Assembly George Square Theatre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Created, directed and performed by Mexican mime artist and clown Gabriela Muñoz, Perhaps Perhaps Quizás premiered in New York in 2010, and has since been performed around the world at var…

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Review: Red Button, theSpace on North Bridge by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Formed in 2009 by Fumi Gomez and Juan Echenique, Horatio Theatre Company specialise in Science Fiction theatre, giving particular focus to new writing and original storytelling. In bringing …

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Review: Foreign Radical, Canadahub at Kings Hall by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

“What if life was all a game, and none of the rules made any sense?” Created by Theatre Conspiracy in collaboration with Aurora Nova, Foreign Radical makes its UK debut at the 2017 Edinb…

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Review: Paris de Nuit, Assembly George Square Gardens by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Founded in Budapest in 2012 by director and choreographer Bence Vági, Recirquel Company Budapest is a unique circus outfit that fuel its fusion of physical theatre and dance with the cultur…

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Review: What If I Told You, Army at The Fringe by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Choreographer and theatre-maker Pauline Mayers invites you to take a moment and breathe. Stories of her past suspend the present and consider the future within a careful balance of dance and…

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Review: Jihan’s Smile, Summerhall by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Established in 2005, Al-Harah Theater are a non-profit organisation based in Beit Jala, Bethlehem. Committed to principles of plurality and multiculturalism, their mission is to promote thea…

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Review: Circa: Humans, Underbelly Circus Hub by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Circa, the pioneering Australian circus company have been at the forefront of the art form since its conception in 2004. Lead by Artistic Director Yaron Lifschitz, Circa create work that pus…

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Saturday, August 12, 2017

Review: Third Wheel, Gilded Balloon Dining Room by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Founded in 2013 by Artemis Fitzalan Howard and Eliot Salt, Bristol-based Deadpan Theatre return to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival after a sell-out run of Pre-drinks/ Afterparty in 2016, an or…

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Review: Parentcraft, C Royale by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Founded by Polly Cohen, a fifth year medical student, and Hayley Russell, a recent UCL graduate, Cohrus Theatre grace the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with Parentcraft, a short play by Stephen …

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Review: Women of Greece: Medusa, theSpace on Niddry Street by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Written by Ami Sayers, Women of Greece: Medusa follows the successful premiere of her original work Sodom at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Both works have been performed by Fourth Monk…

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Review: These Trees the Autumn Leaves Alone, Underbelly Med Quad by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Following an award-winning stretch at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival with The Way the City Ate the Stars, Melbourne-based storyteller and comedian Wil Greenway returns to the north with …

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Friday, August 11, 2017

Review: Kin, Underbelly Circus Hub by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Following their smash-hit Bromance at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Barely Methodical Troupe return with Kin, a daring and innovative hybrid of circus and theatre. Five men compete for…

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Review: Leviathan, Dance Base by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Loosely inspired by Moby-Dick, the novel written in 1851 by American author Henry Melville, Leviathan is the most recent production from James Wilton Dance. Featuring a cast of seven and pow…

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Review: Continuity, Finborough Theatre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

This month, the Finborough Theatre in Kensington showcases the world premiere of Continuity by emerging Irish playwright, Gerry Moynihan. Director Shane Dempsey marks Moynihan’s debut, a p…

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